Health Policy

The following organizations recently hosted W&M interns:sun

Alliance for Health Reform
Alliance for Health Reform is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that provides objective information on health reform in a number of formats to journalists, elected officials and their staffs, and other shapers of public opinion.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
For three decades, the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has been the nation's leading legal advocate for people with mental disabilities.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Begun as a one-room Laboratory of Hygiene in 1887, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research.

Project Hope
For fifty years, Project HOPE has worked to make health care available for people around the globe - especially children.

Virginia Department of Health
Our mission is to protect and promote the health of all Virginians.

Whitman Walker Clinic
Whitman-Walker Clinic is a non-profit community-based health organization serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. Established by and for the gay and lesbian community, WWC is comprised of diverse volunteers and staff who provide or facilitate the delivery of high quality, comprehensive, accessible health care and community services. WWC is especially committed to ending the suffering of all those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Williamsburg Community Health Foundation
Williamsburg Community Health Foundation is a non-profit, private, grantmaking foundation whose mission is to "Improve the health of the people living in the Williamsburg and surrounding counties by strengthening access to quality health services and promoting responsible health practices."